BACKGROUND, AIMS: Furcally-involved teeth present unique challenges to the success of periodontal therapy. Anatomical and morphological complicating factors dictate modifications in treatment approaches used for managing these areas. METHOD: Various treatment approaches are available for furcally-involved teeth, the choice of which depends on selected interdependent factors. RESULTS: These factors, along with various approaches used in the treatment of furcally compromised teeth are discussed in this review, with particular emphasis on morphology, etiology, classification and diagnosis.
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